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Get Ahead of the Games (GAOTG)

  • GAOTG Radio Spot 00:31

    GAOTG Radio Spot

    Date created: Feb. 1, 2012

    A promotional radio spot for Get Ahead Of The Games. We will be providing you with useful travel information to help prepare for the effects on transport in and out of London during the 2012 Games.

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  • Get Ahead of the Games Press Launch 01:55

    Get Ahead of the Games Press Launch

    Date created: Feb. 7, 2012

    Highlights from the launch of Get Ahead of the Games featuring LOCOG Chair Sebastian Coe, Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson. Get Ahead of the Games is in place to help the UK public understand the travel hotspots and help plan journeys in advance of the 2012 Games.

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  • GAOTG Radio Ad for Freight 00:31

    GAOTG Radio Ad for Freight

    Date created: March 6, 2012

    The second promotional radio spot for Get Ahead Of The Games which focuses on Freight for businesses. Parts of the road and public transport network will be very busy during the Games. This will affect businesses around Games venues and across London. As a result, there will be travel hotspots at certain times and places across the transport network this summer. If you are located near the Sailing in Weymouth and Portland, the Rowing in Eton Dorney, or a venue in London, it will be significantly busier than usual. So, you should start planning now to make sure your business is fully prepared and can keep on running effectively. If you carry out deliveries, collections or servicing activity, or receive regular deliveries, you will be affected by changes to roads across the capital. Find out more and get advice on deliveries and collections-

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  • Getting businesses ready for 2012 04:22

    Getting businesses ready for 2012

    Date created: March 19, 2012

    Lots of businesses are prepared for the Games and are currently testing their plans. Our short film gives you an idea of the measures businesses are putting in place during the Games. If you haven't already, start planning now to ensure your business keeps on running during the Games. Visit: for more information.

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  • Weymouth & Portland Radio Ad 00:31

    Weymouth & Portland Radio Ad

    Date created: March 27, 2012

    The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) and Dorset County Council unveiled a new public awareness campaign that urges day-trippers, residents and holidaymakers to plan now for their travel and transport during the London 2012 Games. It is anticipated that Weymouth and Portland will be a major attraction during the Games, with in excess of 500,000 people expected to visit during the Olympic and Paralympic Sailing events. Part of the nationwide 'Get Ahead of the Games' campaign, the new adverts will highlight the fact that roads in Dorset, particularly routes into Weymouth and Portland, will be much busier while the Games are on.

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